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quash

verb To annul, suppress.
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At the request of Mr Thomas, who said the invalid committal was not the fault of the magistrates, Judge Richard Cole quashed the indictment, discharged Guest and made a defendant's cost order in her favour.
After the court quashed his PSA last week, the sleuths of so-called Counter Insurgency took him into their custody from the Central Jail, Srinagar.
Another superintendent quashed 40-70 tickets and destroyed or changed the records to cover it up.
"The convictions of both appellants on counts one and two are quashed. The appeals in relation to counts three and four are dismissed.
Lord Justice Keene, sitting with Mr Justice Roderick Evans and Mr Justice Cooke, yesterday quashed Holloran's convictions, concluding they were ``unsafe''.
Vicki reveals that under the latest appeals procedures, motorists are more likely than ever to get an unfair ticket quashed, and meets a man who has successfully appealed against a hundred parking convictions.
The loss caused to the exchequer is liable to be recovered from the mining firms and their leases are liable to be quashed and the mines are put to fresh auction, the petitioner said.
SRINAGAR -- The High Court on Saturday quashed the detention of 10 youth booked in Srinagar under draconian law Public Safety Act (PSA) ordering their immediate release.
The second CoI was ordered after the first was quashed by the armed forces tribunal earlier this year.
The two were among six men released from prison after 16 years in March 1991 when the English Court of Appeal quashed their convictions for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, in which 20 people died.
Any inspector's decision should be examined carefully because it is possible to apply to the court to have that decision quashed in some circumstances.
A man found guilty of being part of a large-scale riot after Cardiff City played West Ham has had his conviction quashed at the Court of Appeal.